How the industry can prevent 'greenwash' on ethical investing

What does 'ethical' investing mean?

Anna Fedorova
Investment Week news editor Anna Fedorova

Investment Week news editor Anna Fedorova

Despite the growing popularity of responsible investing in the UK, it appears both investors and fund providers have not yet gained a firm grasp of what the word 'ethical' really means in terms of investment.

According to Eurosif, the ethical and environmental funds market in the UK reached £1.5trn in 2016, but a report from Castlefield published last week - Winners and Spinners - highlighted a number of funds...

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